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Petition Demanding Cancelation Of Tokyo Olympics Garners 160,000 Signatures In Just Three Days

23 minutes ago   |   Forbes

A majority of Japanese believe the Olympics should be canceled or postponed, polls have found.
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Caitlyn Jenner slammed as ‘out of touch' after saying rich friends leaving California in private jets because of the homeless

Caitlyn Jenner slammed as ‘out of touch' after saying rich friends leaving California in private jets because of the homeless

1 hour ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Republican California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner was ridiculed after claiming on Fox News that her friends were leaving the state because they didn't want to look...
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Australia Is Nearly COVID-19 Free. Toyko-Bound Olympic Surfers Are Reaping the Benefits

Australia Is Nearly COVID-19 Free. Toyko-Bound Olympic Surfers Are Reaping the Benefits

1 hour ago   |   Time

Unlike most members of the U.S. Olympic team bound for Tokyo this summer, surfer John John Florence can currently walk into a bar, maskless, without much worry, to enjoy a beer...
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You'll see Olympic sport climbing during this year's games for the first time ever

You'll see Olympic sport climbing during this year's games for the first time ever

2 hours ago   |   WLWT

Running and jumping have been a staple in every Summer Olympics. This year, a new sport is joining the games - climbing.
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Tokyo Olympics athletes asked to ‘lead by example' by taking Covid-19 vaccines after IOC accepts offer from ‘proud' Pfizer bosses

Tokyo Olympics athletes asked to ‘lead by example' by taking Covid-19 vaccines after IOC accepts offer from ‘proud' Pfizer bosses

4 hours ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

The International Olympic Committee has accepted an offer from Pfizer to supply jabs to athletes and support staff at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, asking everyone at the...
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Pfizer, BioNTech to provide Covid-19 vaccine to Olympic athletes

4 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   3 articles

Initial doses are expected to be delivered to participating delegations at the end of May with the goal of ensuring the delegations receive second doses ahead of arrivals in Tokyo.
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Japanese Petition to Cancel Olympics Gains 50K Signatures in First Day

5 hours ago   |   Newsweek

As coronavirus cases surge and cities enact lockdowns across Japan, an online petition seeks to cancel the Tokyo Olympics.
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I.O.C. Offers Vaccine to All Tokyo Games Participants

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

Olympic officials announced deals to provide vaccine doses to visitors before they travel to Japan, the latest effort to ease the fears of a skeptical Japanese public.
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‘Craven virtue signaling': Uproar as 43yo weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first transgender athlete at Olympics

‘Craven virtue signaling': Uproar as 43yo weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first transgender athlete at Olympics

6 hours ago   |   RT

Fans have reacted with fury after Laurel Hubbard, a weightlifter who competed in men's competitions before transitioning in 2013, was announced as being in line to take on...
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Pfizer is donating COVID-19 vaccines to Tokyo Olympics athletes

Pfizer is donating COVID-19 vaccines to Tokyo Olympics athletes

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Thursday that are donating vaccine doses to vaccinate athletes for this summer's Tokyo Olympics. In a statement , they...
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Angels release ‘upset' Albert Pujols after dreadful start to season

Angels release ‘upset' Albert Pujols after dreadful start to season

The future Hall of Famer and three-time MVP - in the final season of a 10-year contract worth $253 million - is batting just .198 with five home runs and a career-low .622 OPS... Read more ...

Duke vaccine trial for kids: 5 and 7-year-old brothers share their COVID...

Duke vaccine trial for kids: 5 and 7-year-old brothers share their COVID shot experience

The FDA is expected to approve the Pfizer vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15 as early as NEXT WEEK. Read more ...

Flock of giant California condors trash woman's home

Flock of giant California condors trash woman's home

The birds have trashed the deck, ruining a spa cover, decorative flags and lawn ornaments. Plants have been knocked over, railings scratched and there's poop everywhere. Read more ...

Caitlyn Jenner slammed as ‘out of touch' after saying rich friends leaving...

Caitlyn Jenner slammed as ‘out of touch' after saying rich friends leaving California in private jets because of the homeless

Republican California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner was ridiculed after claiming on Fox News that her friends were leaving the state because they didn't want to look... Read more ...

Family upset that U.S. youths get Italy's harshest sentence

Family upset that U.S. youths get Italy's harshest sentence

When prosecutors sought the indictment of two American teenagers for the fatal 2019 stabbing in Rome of an Italian paramilitary officer, they described them as being in cahoots... Read more ...

NC reaches 50% of all adults with at least one COVID shot

NC reaches 50% of all adults with at least one COVID shot

More than half of North Carolina adults have had at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine, the state Department of Health and Human Services announced on Thursday. Read more ...

NHL fines Rangers $250K for criticizing player safety call

NHL fines Rangers $250K for criticizing player safety call

The New York Rangers were fined an extraordinary $250,000 by the NHL on Thursday for “demeaning” public comments about head of player safety George Parros. Read more ...

PWHPA to hold week-long, 3-team tournament in Calgary

PWHPA to hold week-long, 3-team tournament in Calgary

CALGARY, Alberta - With the women's world championships on hold, Canada's top players will face off in a three-team tournament to determine what could be considered an... Read more ...

NHL hits Rangers with massive fine for statement on Tom Wilson's slap on the...

NHL hits Rangers with massive fine for statement on Tom Wilson's slap on the wrist

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman levied a $250,000 fine on the Blueshirts for the brash statement they issued earlier this week. Read more ...

A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to...

A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to decide how long Trump should be banned because it lacks an evenly distributed rule system - 'This was a decision about Facebook'

Summary List Placement A member of Facebook's Oversight Board said its decision not to rule on how long former President Donald Trump should stay suspended had more to do with... Read more ...